Prof. M P Verma | K.R. Mangalam University

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The School of Hotel Management and catering Technology at K R Mangalam University started in the year 2019, with the objective to recognize and prepare students to join the hotel and hospitality industry. The four year professional degree programme is designed to develop abilities in operational domain of a hotel, initiate hospitality research and the overall discipline of management. The academics of hotel management focuses on the core aspects of hospitality with equal importance on applied research and management subjects for overall entrepreneurial and holistic growth of the students. Industry interface is a key aspect of the professional growth of the students where experts from various business share and mentor ideas. The programme includes six months of internship opportunities twice during the course in both operational and managerial fields. The university has its own training and placement cell which monitors the career progression of the students to provide them 100% placement support.

The school offers an accredited Bachelor of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (BHMCT) degree designed to provide study in the core of business foundation and professional hospitality management courses, and a choice of interdisciplinary elective emphases. Students in the program learn innovative concepts and practices that guide hospitality and tourism organizations in a dynamic and multi-cultural world.

The Programme is well structured to align students learning with regional, national and global competencies with International academic partnership tie-ups, credit transfer systems and focused community outreach activities.

Strong ties with employers in all sectors of hospitality, leads to a wide array of employment opportunities at the time of graduation supported by the in-house training and placement cell. The department has a strong network to mentor and curate students in the career choices.

As we enter into hospitality education last year, cashing on our brand as the pioneer hotel educator in the region, the programme with its sustainable partnerships with international universities/ international hotel chains provides an ideal platform for convergence of knowledge and research in shaping future hotel and hospitality communities.

Internship opportunities are facilitated by the departments training and placement cell. The internship is for duration of six months, over two phases of six months each after the first and third year. The first internship is compulsorily in the hotel domain in 5 stars, and other two in either in the hospitality domain or other management field depend upon the choice of student’s career option. The department supports students to intern in top hotels and other allied sector through its well-connected university placement cell.

The hospitality and tourism industry has always been a strong supporter of our department. The following are our preferred hospitality industry partners who are willing to provide our students with internship opportunities. The Oberoi, Kempinski Hotels, Marriott International, Hyatt International ,Sofitel Luxury Hotels Accor Group, Inter-Continental Hotels, Group Starwood Hotels, Hilton Worldwide, Ritz Carlton Hotels Fairmont hotels, Shangri-La Hotels, Taj Group of Hotels, Oberoi Group of Hotels, ITC hotels, lemon Tree, Country Suits and Inns etc.